Oil free chivda recipe

Kiran Vimala
  • 2 cup thin poha
  • 1cup puffed rice(murmura)
  • 1/2 cup peanut roasted
  • Mustard Seed- 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves few
  • Green Chilli- to taste (finely chopped)
  • Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  • Salt-1/2tsp or to taste
  • sugar-1tsp
  • Fennel Seeds Roasted and crushed-1tsp
  • Grated coconut-3tsp
  • Black salt-1tsp
  • Oil - 2tsp


  • Roast the poha in heavy bottomed pan, till the poha is crisp.
  • Do the same with the murmura.
  • Heat Oil in a pan at medium flame.Once Oil is hot, add mustard seeds allow them to crackle.
  • Add Green chili and curry leaves and cook for 20 to 30 seconds.
  • Add in Turmeric powder and Grated coconut,salt .Mix well.
  • Add the poha, murmura and peanut and Mix very well.
  • Once it is mixed well, turn off the stove.sprinkle the sugar, black salt,crushed fennel seed and mix well.
  • Allow the chivda to cool completely and store in an air tight contain.

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